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Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found that e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, showed that in only over 48 hours the vapour from e-cigarette caused inflammation and ... Read More »

Vaping is more harmful than you think, damages vital immune system cells

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests. Researchers found that e-cigarette vapour disabled important immune cells in the lung and boosted inflammation, the BBC reported. A small experimental study, led by Professor David Thickett, at the University of Birmingham, showed that in only over 48 hours the vapour from e-cigarette caused inflammation and ... Read More »

Surprisingly teetotallers, like big drinkers, are more prone to dementia

People who have sworn off alcohol for decades or longer run a higher risk of dementia late in life than moderate drinkers, according to a study published Wednesday. Long-term teetotallers were roughly 50% more likely to suffer Alzheimers or another form of neurodegenerative disease, scientists reported in the BMJ, a medical journal. With heavy drinking, however, dementia became even more ... Read More »

2018 Hyundai Santro: New render reveals more

Hyundai is all set to launch a brand new entry-level hatchback in India, which has been code-named the AH2. The production version of this car will carry the Santro badge with a suffix, which means that Hyundai will relaunch the Santro badge in India nearly 20 years after the original car made its debut here. Here is a new render ... Read More »

Chronotherapy Could Make Cancer Treatments More Effective, Here’s How

Chi Van Dang generally declines to discuss the science that made him famous. A leading authority on cancer metabolism, he routinely is asked to speak about how tumors reprogram biochemical pathways to help them slurp up nutrients and how disrupting these noxious adaptations could be a powerful approach to treating cancer. Instead of doing so, Dang uses his soapbox at ... Read More »

Turmeric tea for weight loss? You have more options in ginger, lemon and green tea

The aroma of tea brewing over a burner is the perfect sight in the monsoons. And what’s better is the fact that you can lose weight while sipping on some hot chai. Though our milky chai has not been associated with weight loss, the newer varieties available in the market promise instant weight loss. In fact nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar encourages her clients to drink ... Read More »

More resources needed to improve ‘grossly inadequate’ health services for skin disorders in Hong Kong, dermatologist warns

To veteran dermatologist Tommy Luk Nai-ming, a 23-year-old Hong Kong woman’s suicide note last month saying her eczema left her feeling she would be better “dead than alive” underscored how distressing skin disorders could be. “Skin diseases can lead to many psychological problems,” said Luk, who retired in 2015 after spending more than 20 years treating skin conditions in Hong ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 Price, Launch Date, Specifications, and More: All You Should Know

Xiaomi Mi A2 price is said to start at CHF 289 (roughly Rs. 20,000) HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi A2 is expected as the global variant of the Mi 6X The handset to come with a Snapdragon 660 SoC It is expected to launch at the Xiaomi event on July 24 in Spain Mi A2 is the eagerly anticipated next-generation Android One handset from Xiaomi, and ... Read More »

Heart attack warning, 4 or more drinks in a row can put youngsters at severe risk

Here’s a heart health advisory every youngster would do well to keep in mind. If you want to keep your heart healthy and stay away from heart attacks and other diseases, stop binge drinking. According to a new study, binge drinking, or having more than four drinks in row, can increase the risk of heart diseases in young adults later in their life. Almost 5,000 young ... Read More »

This made-in-India Honda City makes more power than a Lamborghini Huracan

And it’s also the most powerful Honda City in the world. Joel Joseph of RaceConcepts, a tuning shop in Bangalore, has created this monster, and it just took top honours at a recently concluded Bangalore Drag Fest. Tell me more… This Honda City started life as a 1.5 VTEC, and then Joel Joseph decided to tune it. It now has ... Read More »